The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has informed state employees who wish to seek overseas employment to register with the Bureau.
Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara said necessary information can be entered via the Bureau website.
The Minister said a programme has been introduced to generate foreign exchange with the intervention of the Ministry, adding that accordingly state employees will be granted the opportunity to leave for employment overseas.
Minister Nanayakkara engaged in discussions yesterday with officials of foreign employment agencies.
He said discussions will be held with the Ministry of Public Administration pertaining to issuing a circular to allow state employees to seek employment opportunities overseas without any hindrances to respective pensions and seniority.
The Minister added foreign employment agencies will play a pivotal role in seeking employment opportunities for state employees.